Marching Knights

The "Marching Knights" is one of the premier ensembles on campus and is comprised of students from all majors across the campus. The band is an integral part of the tradition and spirit of game days! The Marching Knights utilize a variety of drill design and choreography focusing on Big Ten style shows.

The Marching Knights perform in various events each year:

  • Home football games
  • NFL games
  • NAIA Championship games
  • Bands of America Exhibition Performances
  • Marian University Campus events

How to Join the Band!

You can join the band in just 2 easy steps:

1. Fill out this short form so we can get to know you better

2. Register for MUS 103 for either .5 or 1 credit

If you have any questions please reach out to Director of Bands, Dr. Spangler.

Frequently Asked Questions

Rehearsal Times:
Tuesday 7-9 p.m. and Friday 2:30-4:30 p.m.

Course Number:
MUS 103

Do I have to audition?
There are NO auditions required, you just have to sign up!

Do I have to be a music major?
No, the band is comprised of students from all majors!

Does Marian provide instruments?
Yes, all instruments are provided.

Is there a cost to participate?
No, there are no fees or costs to participate.

Is there a large time commitment?
No, the time commitment is minimal with 4-10 performances in the semester.

Find more information about the Department of Performing Arts or the Marching Knights here!

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